spending. hiring and wages could give them the means to do so. >> i can see how higher gasoline prices canredirect spending. isn't gasoline one of the constituents of retail spending and sales overall? >> absolutely. i tried, by the way, very carefully to look at retail spending, gas, compare gas prices, it doesn't really work. it's not an exact offset. when gas prices go up you don't see an immediate impact in department stores and other places. >> folks, thanks very much. michelle, back to you. >> you know, tyler, despite rising gasoline prices, here is something you wouldn't expect, airlines holding southwest, delta, all higher, just the opposite direction of gasoline prices. jetblue basically flat. dow transports hitting an all-time high despite rising gasoline prices. a snapshot of a few stocks ticking higher over the past month versus gasoline, fedex, ups, conway.